Statements and reports

Statements and reports prepared or signed by Young Academy Finland


A charter for Academic freedom, drafted by the initiative of the Young Academy of Sweden


A call for action to safeguard basic research by the Global Young Academies, an international network of young academies:

Joint statement by the Nordic Young Academies on the developments in Nordic science policy:

A report on the situation of Ukrainian researchers by Maryna Smahina, Project Coordinator of the Young Academy Finland, in English and Ukrainian:

A comment on the plan for the use of R&D funding:

An opinion piece by the Young Academy Finland on the importance and relevance of basic research to society in Helsingin Sanomat:


Statement from the Young Academies of Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark in support of Iranian researchers and students:

A statement compiled  by the members of the Young Academy Finland for the Finnish Government to combat climate change:


A pan-European initiative to oppose cuts in EU research funding.

The Young Academy Finland’s policy recommendation on an effective relationship between science and policy-making (Young Researchers as Knowledge Brokers)


A statement/announcement by the Academy of Young Scientists calling for more meeting places for young researchers and decision-makers:

Statement of YAF on the Plan S implementation of the Coalition S:

A call for a more equal scientific community from the Nordic and Baltic Young  Academies:

Declaration On the Guiding Principles of Young Academies:


Statement by YAF on the Government’s proposal to Parliament on the State budget for 2019